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Karen Dearlove, Capacity Builing Planner

Heritage BC is pleased to announce the appointment of Karen Dearlove, Capacity Building Planner. A new position, Karen is your new 'go to person' for heritage planning, education and training questions!Karen graduated with a PhD in History from McMaster University in 2009. Since graduating she has worked as the Executive Director of the Canadian Industrial Heritage Centre and Living History Multimedia Association in Brantford. From 2011...

Introducing Sarah Irwin

Heritage BC is pleased to introduce Sarah Irwin, our new Office Administrator. Sarah obtained a Masters Degree in Leadership for Sustainable Development at Queen’s University, Belfast in 2009. For the past four years she has been working in the field of heritage conservation and tourism in Northern Ireland, coordinating various projects centred around sustainable tourism and protected areas. Sarah was born in New Westminster, BC, and...

Jan Thomas Retires!

Office Manager Jan Thomas retires after more than 20 years of dedicated service.  Heritage BC would like to thank Jan Thomas for her long and dedicated service. Jan began working full time for Heritage BC in 1988. According to previous Executive Director, Rick Goodacre, Jan was unflappable; never overwrought, excitable, or erratic. Jan was the friendly person who got to know all the members and treated everyone with respect...

Heritage BC Award Nominations

NOMINATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO APRIL 30, 2014  The Heritage BC Awards Program recognizes achievement by individuals, associations, businesses, and governments in the field of heritage conservation. At our Annual Conference in the Fall 2014 we have the opportunity to celebrate recipients from across the province.It's time to nominate the deserving conservation projects, advocacy and planning initiatives, interesting books and the dedicated...

APT Call for Abstracts

APT Québec City 2014: Your Journey to Québec Begins Here: Submissions for APT Québec City 2014 paper presentations and APT Student Scholar applications are now being accepted online. Conference submissions are due March 1; Student Scholar submissions are due March 31. The Conference theme, Métissage, The Fruitful Encounter of Differences, will serve as the backdrop to the spirit of collaboration and...